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Alec Erickson (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Alec Reviews Music: Farewell column

Alec Erickson December 11, 2017
Alec Reviews Music grew larger than I could have ever expected and in a lot of ways surpassing everyone’s expectations.
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Alec Reviews Music: Top 5 albums of 2017

Alec Erickson December 7, 2017
2017 has seen the highly anticipated follow up releases from artist as well as larger than life comebacks.
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Alec Reviews Music: Glassjaw returns with classic sound on ‘Material Control’

Alec Erickson December 5, 2017
Finally, after 15 years “Material Control” is a record fans will have no trouble picking right back up.
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Alec Reviews Music: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ ‘Who Built the Moon’ is unoriginal

Alec Erickson November 29, 2017
This record is the groups most uplifting and energetic release yet, but after leaving the sophomore slump behind the group has found some cliché and campy elements all over their latest release.
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Alec Reviews Music: Walk The Moon’s latest crossover ‘What If Nothing’ is a mixed bag

Alec Erickson November 27, 2017
“What If Nothing” is energetic and engaging, but you really must work through it to find something to enjoy.
Saints Of Never After sit down to talk about how they formed, their style and some of their favorite memories live. (Alec Erickson | Collegian)

Saints Of Never After brings hardcore to everyone

Alec Erickson November 15, 2017
Saints Of Never After are always willing to engage with their audience at a show no matter what, this is a band that started out playing their first show at The Whiskey in Fort Collins, to getting to perform on main stages at The Aggie Theatre or The Summit Music Hall.
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Alec Reviews Music: Taylor Swift attempts to redefine her image with ‘Reputation’

Alec Erickson November 12, 2017
In fact, this is a record that is better served as a whole rather than in pieces and parts, as Swift attempts to tell everyone just how much she has changed throughout the years and fame.
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Alec Reviews Music: We Came As Romans expand sound with ‘Cold Like War’

Alec Erickson November 9, 2017
“Cold Like War” is a continuation of their growth to this point.
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Alec Reviews Music: The Used show raw emotion in ‘The Canyon’

Alec Erickson November 8, 2017
The Used looked to come out stronger than ever with their latest release and that is where seventh studio album “The Canyon” comes in.
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Alec Reviews Music: Anti-Flag challenges American values in new record

Alec Erickson November 7, 2017
Anti-Flag are now on their tenth-studio album “American Fall” and they aim to do the same thing they always have, make you think when listening.
Austin Seifert and Alex Van Keulen of Glass Cases sot dpwn to talk about their style, breaking into the scene and recording a new album. (Alec Erickson | Collegian)

Glass Cases breaks into the Fort Collins music scene

Alec Erickson November 1, 2017
Glass Cases are not your average alternative band, they are just one local outfit out to change the Fort Collins music scene.
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Alec Reviews Music: Hollywood Undead is inconsistent with ‘Five’

Alec Erickson October 30, 2017
Hollywood Undead are still making some changes with their fifth-studio album “Five” and it works mostly.
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